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$25k Reward Offered in Homicide of Joel Ramirez

February 19, 2015 

On February 17th the City Council approved a $25,000 reward for information regarding the December 2014 unsolved homicide of Joel Ramirez, a 21 year old San Leandro resident.

SLPD detectives have explored several motives surrounding this case and are presently searching for leads in order to identify the suspect responsible for Joel’s senseless murder.

The $25,000 reward is being offered in order to help will prompt someone to come forward with information that will lead to the arrest and criminal charging of the suspect responsible for the murder.


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San Leandro Launches New Online Permitting System

February 17, 2015 

The City of San Leandro is excited to announce the launch of its new Online Permitting System. Powered by Accela, this cloud-based system allows community residents to file permit applications online and streamlines the entire process with workflow and routing, mobile capabilities, and reporting. It will soon be integrated with our GIS mapping engine and allow online fee payments and scheduling of inspections. Please visit the Building & Safety Division webpage to find out more.

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Appointments to Airport Advisory Group

February 17, 2015 

The City is looking for residents to serve as community representatives on the Oakland Airport’s North Field-South Field Research Group. The North Field-South Field Research Group is a four year term and meets quarterly, during normal business hours, at the airport’s North Field Offices.

For more information, please visit the City’s Airport Noise website or contact Kathy Ornelas at (510) 577-3430.

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Calling all Businesses! Sponsor a Utility Box Mural!

February 5, 2015 

Since last year, the City of San Leandro has worked with Streets Alive on a demonstration project to develop artistic enhancements for seven groups of utility boxes; transforming these drab, gray boxes into works of art. The City is now looking for businesses or individuals to sponsor more utility box murals citywide. Click on the tab below for details about how to sponsor a box mural.

Please contact Justin Proffitt (510) 577-3327 in the Office of Business Development more details.


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Spring Activities Guide is Here!

January 21, 2015 

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2015 Spring Activities Guide! Summer Sneak Peek, Chabot Day Camp, Summer Adventures, Special Events, Classes, Aquatics, Senior Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Spring Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.

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Tuesday March 3, 2015
All Day EventTrajes Regionales de Mexico - Main Library

Regional Costumes of Mexico

February 13 - May 16

On display during regular library hours.

An exhibit of breathtaking costumes from the collection of Oakland based Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno. The exhibition explores the central role of regional dress–from the glamorous to the very subtle–in Mexican folk-dance, music and costuming, bringing together iconic costumes from the regions of Mexico.

4:00 PMFacilities & Transportation Committee

There will be a Facilities & Transportation Committee meeting tonight in the Sister Cities Gallery. To view the agenda for tonight's meeting, please click here.

6:30 PMBig Read 2015 Kickoff at Manor Branch

We are thrilled to kick off the San Leandro Library's 5th National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program. This year's book selection is Into the Beautiful North by award -winning author Luis Alberto Urrea. Click on the book title for more information about this fantastic read.

Enjoy a dance lesson with Ballet Folklorico de Carlos Moreno as we celebrate Mexican culture and kick off The Big Read. After, register for a library or patron-coordinated book discussion group and receive a free copy of the book, while supplies last.

For a full listing of adult, teen and childrens Big Read 2015 events be sure to pick up a Big Read foldout flyer at one of the libraries.

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. www.neabigread.org


Wednesday March 4, 2015
All Day EventTrajes Regionales de Mexico - Main Library

Regional Costumes of Mexico

February 13 - May 16

On display during regular library hours.

An exhibit of breathtaking costumes from the collection of Oakland based Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno. The exhibition explores the central role of regional dress–from the glamorous to the very subtle–in Mexican folk-dance, music and costuming, bringing together iconic costumes from the regions of Mexico.

9:30 AMBabies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
10:30 AMBabies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
1:30 PMPreschool Storytime (Main Library)
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Designed for children ages 3-8 (siblings welcome too), our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. Each week we offer a different theme. This drop-in program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun!
2:30 PMDub Club
Join us each Wednesday after school at the Main Library for snacks, gaming, and more. It's also a great place to do homework! For students in grades 5-8. For information please call the Children's Desk at 510-577-3960.
7:00 PMRecreation and Human Services Commission
The Recreation and Parks Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding policies for the management and improvement of all properties used for leisure purposes by the City, plans for the future development of recreation and cultural programs in the City, and reviews and recommends user fees for recreation services. The Commission has nine members who serve four-year terms.
7:00 PMFAMILY/PRESCHOOL STORYTIME (Main Library)
FAMILY/PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Designed for children ages 3-8 (siblings welcome too), our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This drop-in program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun!
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